The ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability compiled a comprehensive Profile of Legal Malpractice Claims, evaluating claims from 2008 through 2011. According to the Committee’s report, real estate lawyers held the dubious honor of having the highest percentage of malpractice claims, followed by family law, trust and estate, and personal injury law.
I recently came across this horrifying article published Monday in ProPublica, entitled “Federal Health Officials Seek to Stop Social Media Abuse of Nursing Home Residents.” It seems that some staff members of nursing homes are publishing photos, audio and video recordings of some residents in the social media like Snapchat, Facebook or Instagram, or sent in text messages as multimedia attachments. These pictures, audio, and video files often depict elder residents of the facilities in demeaning and humiliating ways so as to result in mental abuse.
The Denver Bar Association is pleased to announce Toni-Anne Dasent as the new director of Metro Volunteer Lawyers (MVL). She assumed her responsibilities on August 22, 2016.
On September 22, 2016, the Colorado Supreme Court adopted Rule Change 2016(10), amending the rules regarding public access to information and records.
Colorado Supreme Court: Developer’s Recordation of Covenants and Plat Did Not Create Common Interest Community
The Colorado Supreme Court issued its opinion in Pulte Home Corp. v. Countryside Community Association, Inc. on Monday, September 28, 2016.